Articles From : SBPDPIO

  • Driver Charged with Manslaughter in Fatal Head-on Traffic Collision

    [Update]: An accused DUI driver has been charged with gross vehicular manslaughter following a fatal head-on traffic collision at Carrillo and Miramonte in Santa Barbara.

  • Police Department Conducts Secondary Test of New Evacuation Siren Tone

    On Thursday, between the hours of 3 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., the Santa Barbara Police Department will be conducting a secondary test of a new emergency evacuation siren that is currently being outfitted on marked police vehicles

  • SBPD Testing New Evacuation Siren Tone

    On Thursday, between the hours of 10:00am and 11:00am, the Santa Barbara Police Department will be testing a new emergency evacuation siren.

  • SBPD Officer Sustains Serious Injury while Making Arrest

    A Santa Barbara Police Officer sustained a serious injury while making an arrest of a subject Wednesday afternoon on W. Carrillo Street.

  • Suspect Wanted in Downtown Santa Barbara Shooting

    [Update]: Santa Barbara Police have released the suspected identity of the shooter in last week's shooting on E. Cota Street that left one man injured.

  • Pedestrian Identified in Fatal Las Positas Collision

    [Update]: Santa Barbara Police are investigating a traffic collision that killed a pedestrian on Las Positas Thursday evening.

  • Confrontation Results in Shooting & Stabbing on the Eastside

    Santa Barbara Police are investigating a fight on the Eastside that resulted in a shooting and a stabbing on Saturday evening.

  • Knife Wielding Domestic Violence Suspect Subdued by Officer’s Taser

    Santa Barbara Police used a taser to subdue a knife-wielding suspect accused of domestic violence.

  • Identity Released of Santa Barbara Man Who Died After Moped Collision

    [Update]: The Santa Barbara Police Department has released the identity of the 53-year-old man who passed away at his home hours after a collision on a moped.

  • Missing Person Last Seen at Oak Park Located

    [Update]: The Santa Barbara Police Department reports a missing person last seen at Oak Park has been safely located.

  • Transient Arrested for Starting Fire in Amtrak Station

    A 63-year-old homeless man was arrested for starting a fire inside the Amtrak Station lobby on lower State Street in Santa Barbara.

  • Transient Arrested for Hate Crime and Battery on Officer

    A transient was arrested for a hate crime and battery on an officer after verbally assaulting a visiting family on State Street Tuesday.

  • Police Arrest Local Man for Battery Against Women

    Santa Barbara Police arrested a 39-year-old Santa Barbara resident for battery in connection with four separate incidents where he allegedly targeted female victims.

  • San Marcos High Teacher Arrested for Sending Explicit Photos

    A San Marcos High School teacher and tennis coach has been arrested for sending explicit photographs to a juvenile.

  • Two Men Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

    Santa Barbara Police Detectives arrested two men this week on separate child pornography possession charges.

  • ATM Skimmers Strike Again at Bank of America

    The Santa Barbara Police Department reports ATM skimmers have been spotted again at Bank of America ATMs throughout the Central Coast.

  • Santa Barbara Police Weekend Roundup

    The Santa Barbara Police Department responded to various calls this past weekend including public intoxication, prowling, and burglary.

  • Scam for Gas and Electric Utility Customers

    A recent scam lures unsuspecting customers to divulge sensitive information and pay fake gas and electric bills.

  • Suspected Armed Robber Arrested in Labor Day Traffic

    Santa Barbara Police arrested a suspected armed robber while he was stuck in Labor Day traffic.

  • Traffic Sting Planned for Saturday

    The Santa Barbara Police Department will conduct a bicycle and pedestrian safety enforcement operation on September 5th from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

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